Cytomegalovirus CMV (quantitative)
PCR (In house)

Container: EDTA (lavender top)

Sample type: EDTA Blood sample

Test name: Cytomegalovirus CMV (quantitative)
PCR (In house) a.k.a. CMV PCR, CMV VIRAL LOAD

Condition / Indication: Diagnosis and monitoring CMV infection in immunocompromised, congenital CMV

Sample required: EDTA blood sample

Test information required: Patient name, sex and age, Laboratory number

Container: EDTA (lavender top)

Alternative container: EDTA (Pink) 6.0 ml

Ideal volume (mL): 450µl

Referred outside NBT for analysis? NO

Discipline: Virology

Section: Molecular

Turnaround time: 3 days


In house PCR